Truth V. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions

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The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success. To many, they are the best--or only--way to achieve a full accounting of crimes committed against fellow citizens and to prevent future conflict. Others question whether a restorative justice that sets the guilty free, that cleanses society by words alone, can deter future abuses and allow victims and ...

Truth V. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions 2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691050720

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Truth V. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions 2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691050713

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